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SFGTV
Jan 17, 2013 8:00pm PST
the money from the state or the federal, it is the taxpayers who pay the taxes and we need to have some accountability and some transparency. i am not saying that this contractor is going to do his job i hope he does his job quarterly or twice a year or for the duration of this contract we get some reports. so that we can read and see what is happening. thank you very much. >> is there any other member in of the public that would like to make comments? seeing none public comment is close. (gavel) this is an action item. >> mr. chair? >> i know there is question about work between the mta and the transportation authority. can you talk about those issues and how they were resolved? >> both agencies have responsibility especially mta which has legislation for originating parking in public policy of the transportation authority addresses transportation strategies particularly because half of the -- in the city is regional. in fact mtc is providing local match for the study. the two agencies have come together to propose jointly managing the study. will come back to this committee t
SFGTV
Jan 16, 2013 4:00pm PST
used to be a line item in the budget, but you recall a couple of years ago there was a gas tax swap, a complicated maneuver to ensure that transportation funds continued to flow. the result is that the state transit assistance is now based on the details sales tax receipts. that is a fluctuating amount of money and therefore we only rely on the projections over the course of the year. so far it looks pretty good. the other big news is that the state is looking pretty good. troop prop 30 passed, significant dollars in projected revenue. so i think we find ourselves in a cautiously optimistic time. we'll be following that as the year unfolds. we participate in that process through various trade associations and our meeting, in fact, next week with the commit staff working on the bill to have california's law conform for the federal law. cap and trade another very large statewide issue. san francisco as a city family is engaging on that through our advocacy, our lobbyists, as well as the league of cities, california state association of counties and others who have an interest in maki
SFGTV
Jan 15, 2013 10:00am PST
to the people of california and measure to approve the voters wrestle for voter transportation special taxes from two thirds to 55 percent. sca 9 is a little bit of a variance on that. it too would seek to reduce the voters threshold from two thirds to 55 percent. for economic development projects. those are not well defined in the bill yet. there is a lot of work to be done on this measure so we recommended watch. however for the two local sales tax measure bills we recommended support position. i can take questions here. i have a quick budget overview. >> what you get that update in that we will take questions. >> last week the governor release figures for the 2013-14 budget. legislative analyst said it's a reasonable budget. for the first time in recent memory you have a balanced budget in effect with a good chance of remaining in balance. the risk are mostly what might happen from the federal government and cost impact that might flow to the state in a couple of minor risks. they stamped it "prudent. " first time i've seen that in 15 years. in the world transportation one of th
Search Results 0 to 8 of about 9 (some duplicates have been removed)